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The Resource The fragile brain : the strange, hopeful science of dementia, Kathleen Taylor

The fragile brain : the strange, hopeful science of dementia, Kathleen Taylor

Label
The fragile brain : the strange, hopeful science of dementia
Title
The fragile brain
Title remainder
the strange, hopeful science of dementia
Statement of responsibility
Kathleen Taylor
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this sensitive and informative account of dementia science, focusing on Alzheimer's, the neuroscientist and writer Kathleen Taylor explains what we have learnt in recent years about the condition. She looks at the strengths and weaknesses of the currently dominant view of the disease-- the amyloid cascade hypothesis-- and at the identified risk factors."--Jacket
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Kathleen E.
Dewey number
610
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
RC521
LC item number
.T385 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • WM 220
  • 2017 B-518
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Brain
  • Nervous system
  • Dementia
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Neurophysiology
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Brain
  • Dementia
  • Nervous system
Label
The fragile brain : the strange, hopeful science of dementia, Kathleen Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-310) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fragile brains -- PART 1 The Problem -- Living well and growing old -- Counting the costs -- Brain disorders affect all of us -- Discovering Dementia -- Protein problems -- Too much Amyloid? -- Transfers in? -- How to clean your brain -- PART 2 Risk Factors -- Interpreting risk factors -- The inescapables -- age, gender, and genes -- Injury and surgery -- Infection and inflammation -- Big killers -- Consurmerism, literally -- Exercise -- Traditional vices -- Unhealthy environments -- Use it or lose it -- What are your chances? -- PART 3 Mechanism -- The puzzle ofAmyloid -- The promise of Amyloid -- Probing the frontiers -- This end is only a beginning
Control code
935690641
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780198726081
Lccn
2016942581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)935690641
Label
The fragile brain : the strange, hopeful science of dementia, Kathleen Taylor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-310) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Fragile brains -- PART 1 The Problem -- Living well and growing old -- Counting the costs -- Brain disorders affect all of us -- Discovering Dementia -- Protein problems -- Too much Amyloid? -- Transfers in? -- How to clean your brain -- PART 2 Risk Factors -- Interpreting risk factors -- The inescapables -- age, gender, and genes -- Injury and surgery -- Infection and inflammation -- Big killers -- Consurmerism, literally -- Exercise -- Traditional vices -- Unhealthy environments -- Use it or lose it -- What are your chances? -- PART 3 Mechanism -- The puzzle ofAmyloid -- The promise of Amyloid -- Probing the frontiers -- This end is only a beginning
Control code
935690641
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 320 pages
Isbn
9780198726081
Lccn
2016942581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)935690641

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